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CSPAN
Mar 25, 2013 5:00pm EDT
and our american identity. we debate the meaning of freedom of religion and the establishment of religion. we debate the meaning of freedom of speech. we debate what equality means and how it translates to equality on issues of race, gender, and sexuality. we debate the role of different branches of government, the role of the president as the commander in chief, and as the head of the executive branch. and the roles of congress and .he roles of the courts as much as they are contentious and changing in the general rinas of american life, they must in turn be translated and interpreted and applied to our armed forces. while it is sometimes true the political decision, the social policy decision, the legal and constitutional decision that emerges in a civilian arena, is transferred in exactly the same manner to our military. there are times when it is not. there are times when the particular necessities of national security or the particular intensity of the organization and values and mission of the military require some just -- adjustment. exactlyot be adopted in the same way in
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2013 5:00pm EDT
secular in their outlook, who believe that the separation of religion from the state is the salvation of the country, that is the natural ally of the united states, not the islamic side. i think there should be more support for the politics of secularism in iraq. it would not be wrong. say and bewould necessary and highly desirable for the americans to support their natural allies, which i happen to believe represent the future of iraq and i myself am part of, at a personal level. , andhere is this conflict ons conflict is not resolved the boards. the outcome of this will depend on how much the united states is willing to put into the right factors to get iraq moving in the right direction. if they fail, it will be very unfortunate, but the people who will pay the price will be the people of iraq and american interests in the region. >> very quickly, the european perspective on the u.s.-iraq relationship. >> i think many people looking at that relationship feel that the u.s. wants to forget about iraq, start looking at it through the rearview mirror, look beyond. and people find that
CSPAN
Mar 23, 2013 4:40pm EDT
old time lutheran. rand paul is not to be trusted. it is important to know exactly the religion of our candidates. there is nothing more important. host: she is gone. guest: rand paul's father is a christian and religious man. the republican party is going through rebuilding and redesign and try to figure out what they will do and rand paul could be a big part of that. he had a filibuster on the floor and i'm sure we will be hearing his name more in the future. host: mechanicsville, va., go ahead. caller: i have a question -- when you are debating about the budget, why do they continue to put amendments in there that have absolutely nothing to do with - the budget? guest: that the great question. it's because they can. there is a role in the senate that says they can attach strings to the budget and no one can stop them. given the opportunity that senators have, they took it. mideast policy got involved and to guns and so they did whatever they wanted to do. that was on full display. host: that was not covered in the lessons proffered by "school house rock." you talked about briefl
CSPAN
Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm EDT
faith community. you know all too well how he teaching and religion have been used to bolster the other side in this fight. there are many that say any orientation but strait is a sen. they pick and choose various verses to support their claims. that thereo tell you are communities of faith, including your nation's cathedral where we do not believe that to be true. read our bibles, too. find a different story there than the ones our adversaries discovered. we see got a making and blessing people in god's own image. we see jesus eating and walking with people from every walk of human life. the faith leaders that stand with you today say that time for marriage equality in this country has come. hasso believe that god given each of us the gift of our sexual orientation. i believe that god has given us the gift of marriage as the best way for faithful people to live out that sexuality. man, my church and my government have long given me the right to live with those gifts. those of us from churches and synagogues that are gathered today are saying that our communities are ready to exte
CSPAN
Mar 26, 2013 10:00am EDT
is not an issue of religion or economy or anthropology. its is a civil rights issue. i should have a right to marry my best friend. we're taking your tweets, has htag #samesexmarriage. >> at the activities continue in front of the supreme court, if the court continues to debate same-sex marriage. from this morning's "washington journal" we had a discussion about the cases coming before the court this week. some people in california that sued trying to win it. the web before the california supreme court in 2008. it amends the state constitution to say that marriage was limited between a man and a woman. that passed by 52% in 2008. a year after that, ted olson and david boys decided to challenge it and argued that it was unconstitutional under the federal constitution. they made the big argument that there is a fundamental right to marry in the united states and that it is an equal right, you cannot tonight to lesbians and gays. they will in a court in san francisco, the ninth circuit, and now the defenders of proposition 8 have appealed to the supreme court. that is a case they are
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